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Portrait - Queen Elizabeth II, 1953 Object Reg. No: HT 5597

Summary:
Framed photographic portrait (print) of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. It was hung in the entry area of the radio station.

This photograph was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Description:
Faded print of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her Coronation day. She wears a cream dress with beaded bodice and blue sash and is seated on a gold coloured lounge. Black frame. Masonite backboard. Framer's label on back
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 522 mm (Height), 14 mm (Width), 433 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: communications, royalty british, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Information & Communication Collection, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: office furnishings
Inscriptions: Reverse:
1438
Label:
PURCHASED FROM / GEO. STYLES GALLERY / 50 HUNTER STREET, SYDNEY / PHONE: 233-2628
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, London, England, Great Britain, 1953
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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